It’s been a long day for Bari Levine. Now entering her second year as a resident at Pediatric Dental Associates, a private practice affiliated with Temple University Hospital, Levine regularly sees children from Port Richmond, where the clinic is located, and other nearby north Philadelphia neighborhoods. Most of her patients live with many of the systemic problems common in low-income areas: inadequate or inconsistent nutrition and hygiene, spotty healthcare visits, turbulent social and family environments.
Yaara Zisman-Ilani will join the College of Public Health July 1 as an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences. The psychologist and mental health researcher comes to the tenure-track position with expertise in psychiatric rehabilitation, shared decision making and engagement methods, interventions development, and research methods.
Marsha Zibalese-Crawford, an associate professor in the School of Social Work, has been deployed to the Centers for Disease Control to work on the Office of National Drug Control Policy High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Heroin Response Strategy, a collaborative effort in 20 U.S. cities including Philadelphia.
Rebecca Alper, a postdoctoral fellow in The Duet Project: Early Engagement, Future Success in the College of Liberal Arts, has been appointed assistant professor (tenure track) in the College of Public Health’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders beginning in July 2017.
The College of Public Health is proud to welcome two internationally renowned professors to its Recreational Therapy faculty beginning Fall 2017.
Dr. William Cabin, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work, has been selected to present two papers at the Seventh International Conference on Sociology and Social Work in Prague, Czechoslovakia, September 7 and 8.
As Alice Hausman closes one chapter of her Temple story, the anthropologist turned administrator, advocate, and mentor to many reflects on meaningful community engagement and her most important legacy: her students. Plus, friends and colleagues pay tribute.
CPH faculty member Heather Murphy joined a national panel of experts in food- and waterborne illness lending their expertise at the Centers for Disease Control in a study to attribute illnesses to various pathways.
Proud PT alumni Paul and Esther Mackarey have made physical therapy – and a Temple education – a family tradition. The couple met as undergraduate students, then opened a practice (Mackarey & Mackarey Physical Therapy Consultants) in Paul’s hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania. Their two sons are also now physical therapists – and Temple alumni.